3 Replies to “The Day of the Child – 1909”

  1. @thejaneaustenproject They treated fevers, toothache, colic, and teething pain (maybe other ailments, as well) with alcohol into the 1900s. My mom remembered the doctor telling my grandparents to give my mom’s baby sister whiskey and hot toddies. I think that was in the early 1920s. Both my mom and my aunt lived to see the new century. So did one of my mom’s brothers.

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